The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 193 192 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 14 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.35% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 13
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £36,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,900 £60,500 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1634 1712 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.54% 38.81% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1327 1276
Average salary £42,500 £42,887 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +7 4 £22,000 -6.38%
Coventry - 4 - -
Birmingham -13 2 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Shropshire - 2 £51,500 - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Retail
4 9 (34.62%) ISEB
5 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 8 (30.77%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) QA
7 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
7 5 (19.23%) FMCG
7 5 (19.23%) UNIX
7 5 (19.23%) Information Management
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) VB
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Logistics
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.69%) Legal

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) EDRMS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) TestLink
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.85%) Billing
6 1 (3.85%) Automotive
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 6 (23.08%) QA Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Junior
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Development Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) MI Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSD
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) FMCG
3 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Information Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Volume Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Document Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago